Honoring Our Heroes
This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!
Lost Class Rings
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Honored Military Alumni
Betty Hanawalt Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years Military Police Awarded 6 ARMY COMMENDATIONS, 7 ARMY ACHIEVEMENT MEDALS, 5 ARMY GOOD CONDUCT MEDALS, SHARPSHOOTER M-16, 45 CALIBUR, RECEIVED SERGEANT MAJOR OF ARMY AWARD, HONOR GRADUATE FROM NCODP SCHOOLS- FINANCE, UNIT ADMIN. BASIC COURSE. HONOR GRADUATE ANTI-TERRORIST COURSES. ATTENDED NUMEROUS MILITARY COURSE - RELATING TO MILITARY POLICE, LOGISTICS, LAW ENFORCEMENT COURSES, ETC. Military Police trainer for POW company that became first company activated for Desert Storm.
Betty Shaefer Hanawalt Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years Military Police
Glen Rouse Class of 1970
Army, 20+ Years World Traveler, Defender of the constitution of the US. Loyal Enlisted man. Retired in 1992.
Jimmy E Underwood Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years Retire 1978
Joe Moffitt Class of 1983
Army, 11 Years Joe served 3 years as an enlisted infantryman, 84-87, one year on the DMZ in Korea. After completing his Masters Degree he accepted a commision in the Army Reserves and has done two tours in the Middle East, one year in Iraq where he earned the Bronze Star. Amd 9 months later, another 13 months traveling throughout the middle east as an Advisor.
John Wohlfeil Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years Transportation for entire career. Started as a driver in California, moved to Heavy Fire Truck maintenance in California, Korea, New Mexico and Germany. Progressed into the office as a Service Writer/Supervisor in Germany and Arkansas and finally an Instructor in California.
John Wohlfeil Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years Transportation for entire career starting as a driver in California, Heavy Fire Truck mechanic in California, Korea, New Mexico and Germany. Service Writer/Supervisor in Germany and Arkansas and finally an Instructor in California prior to retirement and returning to Arkansas.
Michael J Wilson Class of 1990
Navy, 10 Years Served in the Navy. Stationed in Scotland, Japan, Italy, Kuwait, and Iraq with the Army (101st Airborne).
Nolan Kessler Class of 2010
Air Force, 5 Years Aircraft Mechanic, Crew Chief/ Maintenance for C-130J
Richard Jasper Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years Rank SP5, Viet Nam 1968 - 1969, Last duty station Fort Carson, Colorado. Awards: Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Ribbon, Vietnam Service Medal with 60device, Vietnam campaign medal with four bronze stars, Presidential Unit Citation, Meritorious Unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Unit Citation with Oak Leaf Cluster
Tamara Kemnitz (Stoudt) Class of 1985
Air Force, 10 Years Computer Technician
Thomas Purnell Class of 1970
Army, 19 Years Army Intelligence: EW/SIGINT Communications Analyst and Cryptanalyst, DLI/FLC for Czechoslovakian Language training. Served at Ft. Meade, MD (NSA), Kunia, HI (KRSOC), Ft. Irwin, CA (OPFOR-5yrs S2-1yr), Ft. Shafter, HI (PACOMHQ), Denver Buckley AFB. Most fun I ever had. VA rated 100% DAV.
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Mr. Jim Barkley reaches awesome age of 90!
Former CCHS biology teacher, Mr. Barkley will turn 90 on September 6, 2016. Please help in showering him with cards . ...